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Four-spotted Cup Moth Caterpillar

Doratifera quadriguttata

Description:

About 3cm long. Green with an orange back and a central line of black and white patterns. The feeler-like appendages are covered in stinging spines.

Habitat:

Temperate coastal area with plenty of Ficifolias and Tea trees.


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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Your welcome, Felix Fleck....

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck a year ago

Thanks, maplemoth662! It is a striking little beast!

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

A beautiful caterpillar, with beautiful colors....

Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -35.03, Long: 116.90

Spotted on Mar 31, 2008
Submitted on Oct 30, 2017

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